By Missy Schrott | [email protected]
The Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority is collecting unopened bags of candy for its Halloween Coat Giveaway on Oct. 31.
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Charles Houston Recreation Center. ARHA plans to give more than 1,000 coats to Alexandria kids, as well as books and candy.
Residents who wish to donate candy to the event can drop off unopened bags at the Ruby Tucker Family Center, located at 322 Tancil Court, by Oct. 28. The center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.